Kentucky’s Largest Hospitals

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Listed by number of licensed beds at one location

Facility
Location
Total licensed beds

Norton Hospital/Kosair Children’s Hospital
Louisville
925

Western State Hospital
Hopkinsville
495

Baptist Hospital East
Louisville
490

University of Kentucky Hospital
Lexington
489

Saint Elizabeth Medical Center South
Covington
480

Saint Joseph Hospital
Lexington
453

Jewish Hospital
Louisville
432

Norton Audubon Hospital
Louisville
432

Owensboro Medical Health System
Owensboro
427

University of Louisville Hospital
Louisville
404

Our Lady of the Peace
Louisville
396

Norton Suburban Hospital
Louisville
373

Central Baptist Hospital
Lexington
371

Regional Medical Center of Hopkins County
Madisonville
370

Western Baptist Hospital
Paducah
349

Kings Daughters Medical Center
Ashland
348

Lourdes Hospital
Paducah
331

Eastern State Hospital
Lexington
323

Medical Center at Bowling Green
Bowling Green
302

Saints Mary and Elizabeth Hospital
Louisville
298

Hazard ARH Regional Medical Center
Hazard
288

Hardin Memorial Hospital
Elizabethtown
285

UKHealthCare Good Samaritan Hospital
Lexington
261

Saint Luke Hospital East
Florence
251

Pikeville Medical Center
Pikeville
221

Lake Cumberland Regional Hospital
Somerset
220

Baptist Regional Medical Center
Corbin
206

Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

Kentucky Hospital Utilization
Listed by year, acute and psychiatric hospitalizations

YEAR
ADMISSIONS
AVERAGE STAYS (DAYS)
OCCUPANCY
INPATIENT DAYS

2008
601,764
5.0
52.4%
2,972,831

2007
599,641
5.0
52.4%
2,958,395

2006
603,167
4.9
52.0%
2,942,894

2005
602,456
4.9
51.5%
2,916,480

2004
568,228
4.9
49.8%
2,796,257

2003
591,958
4.9
49.8%
2,895,454

2002
607,511
5.0
50.1%
2,958,202

2001
585,708
5.0
49.3%
2.903,774

2000
563,643
4.9
47.0%
2,766,147

1999
542,255
4.8
45.9%
2,693,001

Source: Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services

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